LCP continues expansion with five new appointments

7th June 2024 | Jack Oliver

(From left to right) Careen Haines, Craig Dodds, Gary Boulter, and Adon Emery

Property investment company LCP – part of M Core – has made five new appointments as it continues to expand its portfolio in the commercial property and retail sectors.

Careen Haines joins LCP from Savills as the company’s new associate director and credit manager. With 30 years in credit management, she is experienced at analysing risk and implementing effective credit policies.

Careen Haines said: “When the opportunity to work for LCP arose, I was thrilled at the prospect. The business continues to redefine retail. I look forward to my role working for a business that creates some stand-out destinations in a way that continues to drive increasing footfall.”

Also joining LCP is Craig Dodds, who joins the Scotland office as asset manager, whilst Luke Neville has taken on the role of European financial accountant.

Gary Boulter also joins the estates department as construction manager, whilst Adon Emery has been appointed as sales ledger administrator.

LCP has seen its staffing levels increase by almost 60% in two years to over 285 members, while also expanding its portfolio of managed UK properties by 40 assets. Major recent acquisitions include Princes Square in Glasgow, The Centre Livingston, M Westhill in Aberdeenshire, Antelope Retail Park in Southampton, and M Park Alexandra in Grimsby.

James Buchanan, group managing director, said: “We are thrilled to be working with Careen and all of the new team members at a time when the business is focused on acquisitions and strategic growth. We are committed to ensuring that the very best people are brought into the company that can help us to thrive in a challenging real estate market.”

M Core said it has has £300 million available to invest for assets ranging between £2m and £250m and for portfolios up to £150 million, and is actively seeking sites for acquisition.


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